Family Halloween Movies

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1. Hocus Pocus (1993)

PG | 96 min | Comedy, Family, Fantasy

A curious youngster moves to Salem, where he struggles to fit in before awakening a trio of diabolical witches that were executed in the 17th century.

Director: Kenny Ortega | Stars: Bette Midler, Sarah Jessica Parker, Kathy Najimy, Omri Katz

Votes: 78,553 | Gross: $39.51M

2. The Nightmare Before Christmas (1993)

PG | 76 min | Animation, Family, Fantasy

82 Metascore

Jack Skellington, king of Halloween Town, discovers Christmas Town, but his attempts to bring Christmas to his home causes confusion.

Director: Henry Selick | Stars: Danny Elfman, Chris Sarandon, Catherine O'Hara, William Hickey

Votes: 261,507 | Gross: $75.08M

3. Corpse Bride (2005)

PG | 77 min | Animation, Drama, Family

83 Metascore

When a shy groom practices his wedding vows in the inadvertent presence of a deceased young woman, she rises from the grave assuming he has married her.

Directors: Tim Burton, Mike Johnson | Stars: Johnny Depp, Helena Bonham Carter, Emily Watson, Tracey Ullman

Votes: 218,369 | Gross: $53.36M

4. The Addams Family (1991)

PG-13 | 99 min | Comedy, Fantasy

57 Metascore

Con artists plan to fleece an eccentric family using an accomplice who claims to be their long-lost uncle.

Director: Barry Sonnenfeld | Stars: Anjelica Huston, Raul Julia, Christopher Lloyd, Dan Hedaya

Votes: 111,889 | Gross: $113.50M

5. Addams Family Values (1993)

PG-13 | 94 min | Comedy, Fantasy

62 Metascore

The Addams Family try to rescue their beloved uncle Fester from his gold-digging new love, a black widow named Debbie.

Director: Barry Sonnenfeld | Stars: Anjelica Huston, Raul Julia, Christopher Lloyd, Joan Cusack

Votes: 67,314 | Gross: $48.92M

6. Casper (1995)

PG | 100 min | Comedy, Family, Fantasy

49 Metascore

A paranormal expert and his daughter bunk in an abandoned house populated by three mischievous ghosts and one friendly one.

Director: Brad Silberling | Stars: Bill Pullman, Christina Ricci, Cathy Moriarty, Eric Idle

Votes: 103,246 | Gross: $100.33M

7. Casper Meets Wendy (1998 Video)

PG | 90 min | Animation, Adventure, Comedy

Casper, a ghost, teams up with Wendy, a witch, against an evil warlock.

Director: Sean McNamara | Stars: Cathy Moriarty, Shelley Duvall, Teri Garr, George Hamilton

Votes: 5,794

8. It's the Great Pumpkin, Charlie Brown (1966 TV Special)

Not Rated | 25 min | Animation, Short, Comedy

The Peanuts gang celebrates Halloween while Linus waits for the Great Pumpkin.

Director: Bill Melendez | Stars: Peter Robbins, Christopher Shea, Sally Dryer, Cathy Steinberg

Votes: 13,598

9. Coraline (2009)

PG | 100 min | Animation, Drama, Fantasy

80 Metascore

An adventurous 11-year-old girl finds another world that is a strangely idealized version of her frustrating home, but it has sinister secrets.

Director: Henry Selick | Stars: Dakota Fanning, Teri Hatcher, John Hodgman, Jennifer Saunders

Votes: 174,351 | Gross: $75.29M

10. Monster House (2006)

PG | 91 min | Animation, Adventure, Comedy

68 Metascore

Three teens discover that their neighbor's house is really a living, breathing, scary monster.

Director: Gil Kenan | Stars: Mitchel Musso, Sam Lerner, Spencer Locke, Ryan Newman

Votes: 86,604 | Gross: $73.66M

11. ParaNorman (2012)

PG | 92 min | Animation, Adventure, Comedy

72 Metascore

A misunderstood boy takes on ghosts, zombies and grown-ups to save his town from a centuries-old curse.

Directors: Chris Butler, Sam Fell | Stars: Kodi Smit-McPhee, Anna Kendrick, Christopher Mintz-Plasse, Tucker Albrizzi

Votes: 84,912 | Gross: $56.00M

12. Frankenweenie (2012)

PG | 87 min | Animation, Comedy, Family

74 Metascore

When a boy's beloved dog passes away suddenly, he attempts to bring the animal back to life through a powerful science experiment.

Director: Tim Burton | Stars: Winona Ryder, Catherine O'Hara, Martin Short, Martin Landau

Votes: 86,862 | Gross: $35.29M

13. Halloweentown (1998 TV Movie)

TV-G | 84 min | Adventure, Comedy, Family

After learning she is a witch, a girl helps save a town full of other supernatural creatures.

Director: Duwayne Dunham | Stars: Debbie Reynolds, Kimberly J. Brown, Judith Hoag, Joey Zimmerman

Votes: 10,244

14. Halloweentown II: Kalabar's Revenge (2001 TV Movie)

TV-PG | 81 min | Adventure, Family, Fantasy

The Cromwell clan split their time between the real world and "Halloweentown", but the son of an old rival threatens to make the latter "real" and the real world a place of monsters.

Director: Mary Lambert | Stars: Kimberly J. Brown, Judith Hoag, Daniel Kountz, Joey Zimmerman

Votes: 5,685

15. Return to Halloweentown (2006 TV Movie)

TV-PG | 88 min | Comedy, Family, Fantasy

Marnie and Dylan are going to follow their dreams to go to college, at Halloweentown University, which is also known as Witch University.

Director: David Jackson | Stars: Sara Paxton, Judith Hoag, Lucas Grabeel, Joey Zimmerman

Votes: 4,824

16. Halloweentown High (2004 TV Movie)

TV-G | 82 min | Comedy, Family, Fantasy

A girl in a magical world bets her family's magic that nothing bad will happen when kids from Halloweentown attend high school in the mortal realm.

Director: Mark A.Z. Dippé | Stars: Kimberly J. Brown, Debbie Reynolds, Judith Hoag, Joey Zimmerman

Votes: 4,832

17. The Haunted Mansion (2003)

PG | 88 min | Comedy, Family, Fantasy

34 Metascore

A realtor and his wife and children are summoned to a mansion, which they soon discover is haunted, and while they attempt to escape, he learns an important lesson about the family he has neglected.

Director: Rob Minkoff | Stars: Eddie Murphy, Marsha Thomason, Jennifer Tilly, Terence Stamp

Votes: 37,217 | Gross: $75.85M

18. The Witches (1990)

PG | 91 min | Adventure, Comedy, Family

A young boy stumbles onto a witch convention and must stop them, even after he has been turned into a mouse.

Director: Nicolas Roeg | Stars: Anjelica Huston, Mai Zetterling, Jasen Fisher, Rowan Atkinson

Votes: 29,906 | Gross: $10.36M

19. Hotel Transylvania (2012)

PG | 91 min | Animation, Comedy, Family

47 Metascore

Dracula, who operates a high-end resort away from the human world, goes into overprotective mode when a boy discovers the resort and falls for the count's teenaged daughter.

Director: Genndy Tartakovsky | Stars: Adam Sandler, Kevin James, Andy Samberg, Selena Gomez

Votes: 198,270 | Gross: $148.31M

20. Hotel Transylvania 2 (2015)

PG | 89 min | Animation, Comedy, Family

44 Metascore

Dracula and his friends try to bring out the monster in his half human, half vampire grandson in order to keep Mavis from leaving the hotel.

Director: Genndy Tartakovsky | Stars: Adam Sandler, Andy Samberg, Selena Gomez, Kevin James

Votes: 87,630 | Gross: $169.70M

21. Spooky Buddies (2011 Video)

G | 88 min | Family, Fantasy

The puppies go on a spooky adventure through a haunted mansion.

Director: Robert Vince | Stars: Tucker Albrizzi, Diedrich Bader, Ameko Eks Mass Carroll, Max Charles

Votes: 1,387

22. Mickey's House of Villains (2001 Video)

TV-G | 70 min | Animation, Comedy, Family

The villains from the popular animated Disney films are gathered at the House of Mouse with plans to take over. Soon, the villains take over the house and kick out Mickey, Donald and Goofy.... See full summary »

Directors: Jamie Mitchell, Rick Calabash, Tony Craig, Roberts Gannaway, Burt Gillett, Jack Hannah, Jack King, Mike Moon | Stars: Wayne Allwine, Tony Anselmo, Jeff Bennett, Susanne Blakeslee

Votes: 2,409

23. Walt Disney's Wonderful World of Color (1954–1991)
Episode: A Disney Halloween (1981)

Unrated | Adventure, Biography, Drama

Add a Plot

Votes: 19

24. Curious George: A Halloween Boo Fest (2013 Video)

Not Rated | 58 min | Animation, Family

Get ready for a spook-tacular good time with Curious George - in his first-ever Halloween movie. This fun-filled adventure is a bewitching treat for the whole family!

Directors: Scott Heming, Andrei Svislotski, Jeff McGrath | Stars: Frank Welker, Jeff Bennett, Rino Romano, Carlos Alazraqui

Votes: 217

25. Toy Story That Time Forgot (2014 TV Short)

TV-G | 22 min | Animation, Short, Adventure

It's a post-Christmas play-date and the toys have to go up against the fearsome and aggressive new dino toys.

Director: Steve Purcell | Stars: Tom Hanks, Tim Allen, Kristen Schaal, Kevin McKidd

Votes: 7,501

26. Ernest Scared Stupid (1991)

PG | 91 min | Comedy, Family, Fantasy

38 Metascore

Ernest accidentally unleashes an ugly troll that plots to transform children into wooden dolls in the town of Briarville, Missouri.

Director: John R. Cherry III | Stars: Jim Varney, Eartha Kitt, Austin Nagler, Shay Astar

Votes: 9,725 | Gross: $14.14M

27. Dreamworks Spooky Stories (2012 Video)

TV-PG | 84 min | Animation, Adventure, Comedy

In these spooktacular stories, your favorite DreamWorks characters from the blockbuster hits Shrek and Monsters vs. Aliens return in these chilling tales for the whole family.

Star: Gavin Magnus

Votes: 231

28. The Pig Who Cried Werewolf (2011 Video)

TV-PG | 6 min | Animation, Short, Comedy

The Three Pigs live in a house together, but Heimlich gets scared when he sees Wolf move in next door and acting strange.

Director: Gary Trousdale | Stars: Sean Bishop, Cody Cameron, Aron Warner

Votes: 523

29. Thriller Night (2011)

6 min | Animation, Short, Comedy

Shrek is bored on Halloween, and wants to have something scary. The power of Thriller gives him more than he bargained for.

Directors: Sean Bishop, Gary Trousdale | Stars: Michael Gough, Dean Edwards, Holly Fields, André Sogliuzzo

Votes: 336

30. DreamWorks Shrek's Swamp Stories (2010)

30 min | Animation, Comedy, Family

Shrek and his pals have a series of adventures.

Votes: 32

31. Halloween Is Grinch Night (1977 TV Short)

25 min | Animation, Short, Comedy

The evil Grinch who stole Christmas is back to steal Halloween! It's Grinch night and all over Whoville, a horrible storm has started which gives the Grinch a chance to have some fun. But ... See full summary »

Director: Gerard Baldwin | Stars: Hans Conried, Hal Smith, Gary Shapiro, Irene Tedrow

Votes: 590

32. Twitches (2005 TV Movie)

TV-PG | 86 min | Comedy, Drama, Family

Two teen witches who were separated at birth and were adopted by two different families meet on their 21st birthday and must use their powers to save the world in which they were born, where their birth mother still lives.

Director: Stuart Gillard | Stars: Tia Mowry-Hardrict, Tamera Mowry-Housley, Kristen Wilson, Patrick Fabian

Votes: 5,966

33. Twitches Too (2007 TV Movie)

TV-PG | 83 min | Drama, Family, Fantasy

After using their powers to battle the forces of darkness, the sisters settle down to lead normal lives. However, the discovery that their biological father may not be dead, but residing in New York, causes confusion for the pair.

Director: Stuart Gillard | Stars: Tia Mowry-Hardrict, Tamera Mowry-Housley, Kristen Wilson, Patrick Fabian

Votes: 3,512

34. Alvin and the Chipmunks Meet Frankenstein (1999 Video)

G | 78 min | Animation, Comedy, Family

Alvin, Simon and Theodore revel in their new gig at a movie theme park by wandering the grounds after hours. Among the attractions is the spooky Frankenstein's Castle, where a real mad ... See full summary »

Director: Kathi Castillo | Stars: Ross Bagdasarian Jr., Janice Karman, Michael Bell, Jim Meskimen

Votes: 965

35. Alvin and the Chipmunks Meet the Wolfman (2000 Video)

G | 77 min | Animation, Comedy, Family

In this animated adventure, chipmunk Alvin has werewolves on his mind. After being haunted by a creepy nightmare, he is convinced that his eerie next-door neighbor, Mr. Talbot, has a ... See full summary »

Director: Kathi Castillo | Stars: Ross Bagdasarian Jr., Janice Karman, Maurice LaMarche, Miriam Flynn

Votes: 1,053

36. Alvin and the Chipmunks: Halloween Collection (2012)

Not Rated | 73 min

Join Alvin and his brothers Simon and Theodore for this hilarious Halloween adventure. There are plenty of laughs and surprises -- and music, including Mash -- to make this a monstrously fun video any time of the year!

Votes: 13

37. The Worst Witch (1986 TV Movie)

G | 70 min | Comedy, Family, Fantasy

Mildred is one of the young girls at a prestigious witch academy. She can't seem to do anything right and is picked on by classmates and teachers. The headmistress of the school, Miss ... See full summary »

Director: Robert Young | Stars: Diana Rigg, Charlotte Rae, Tim Curry, Fairuza Balk

Votes: 2,257

38. Mad Monster Party? (1967)

Unrated | 94 min | Animation, Comedy, Family

When Dr Frankenstein decides to retire from the monster-making business, he calls an international roster of monsters to a creepy convention to elect his successor. Everyone is there ... See full summary »

Director: Jules Bass | Stars: Boris Karloff, Allen Swift, Gale Garnett, Phyllis Diller

Votes: 2,442

39. Under Wraps (1997 TV Movie)

G | 95 min | Comedy, Family, Horror

Three kids accidentally re-animate a mummy on Halloween.

Director: Greg Beeman | Stars: Adam Wylie, Mario Yedidia, Clara Bryant, Ken Hudson Campbell

Votes: 2,127

40. The Wonderful World of Disney (1995–2005)
Episode: Tower of Terror (1997)

Unrated | 89 min | Action, Adventure, Comedy

A disgraced reporter investigates an abandoned luxury hotel where five people mysteriously disappeared sixty years earlier.

Director: D.J. MacHale | Stars: Steve Guttenberg, Kirsten Dunst, Nia Peeples, Michael McShane

Votes: 3,003

41. Double, Double Toil and Trouble (1993 TV Movie)

TV-Y7 | 96 min | Adventure, Comedy, Family

On Halloween night, two precocious little girls try to save their parents from the greedy clutches of their nasty old Capitalist aunt. Magic abounds and they meet new albeit strange friends along the way.

Director: Stuart Margolin | Stars: Mary-Kate Olsen, Ashley Olsen, Cloris Leachman, Phil Fondacaro

Votes: 2,796

42. Girl Vs. Monster (2012 TV Movie)

TV-PG | 89 min | Action, Adventure, Comedy

A teen girl goes on a mission to recapture a dangerous monster that she accidentally released before it can do harm to her parents.

Director: Stuart Gillard | Stars: Olivia Holt, Kerris Dorsey, Brendan Meyer, Katherine McNamara

Votes: 2,112

43. Pooh's Heffalump Halloween Movie (2005 Video)

G | 67 min | Animation, Comedy, Family

Your favorite friends from The Hundred Acre Wood are back in the all-new original feature, POOH'S HEFFALUMP HALLOWEEN MOVIE. It's a hilariously haunted Halloween in the Hundred Acre Wood, ... See full summary »

Directors: Saul Blinkoff, Elliot M. Bour | Stars: Jimmy Bennett, Peter Cullen, Jim Cummings, John Fiedler

Votes: 714

44. Mom's Got a Date with a Vampire (2000 TV Movie)

TV-PG | 85 min | Comedy, Family, Fantasy

The Hansen kids are in a jam. Adam and his best friend Duffy have gotten their hands on some tickets for the Headless Horseman concert, and his sister Chelsea has a date with her dreamy ... See full summary »

Director: Steve Boyum | Stars: Matt O'Leary, Laura Vandervoort, Myles Jeffrey, Caroline Rhea

Votes: 2,867

45. When Good Ghouls Go Bad (2001 TV Movie)

PG | 93 min | Comedy, Fantasy, Family

When 12 year old Danny Walker moves to his father's hometown in Minnesota, he finds that the town doesn't celebrate Halloween and things aren't quite what they appear to be.

Director: Patrick Read Johnson | Stars: Christopher Lloyd, Tom Amandes, Roy Billing, Brittany Byrnes

Votes: 1,010

46. Goosebumps (2015)

PG | 103 min | Adventure, Comedy, Family

60 Metascore

A teenager teams up with the daughter of young adult horror author R. L. Stine after the writer's imaginary demons are set free on the town of Madison, Delaware.

Director: Rob Letterman | Stars: Jack Black, Dylan Minnette, Odeya Rush, Ryan Lee

Votes: 69,147 | Gross: $80.08M

47. R.L. Stine's Monsterville: Cabinet of Souls (2015 TV Movie)

PG | 86 min | Comedy, Fantasy, Horror

Teenage friends must resist the spell of an evil showman staging a house of horrors show in their small town.

Director: Peter DeLuise | Stars: Dove Cameron, Braeden Lemasters, Katherine McNamara, Casey Dubois

Votes: 1,626

48. R.L. Stine's The Haunting Hour (2010–2014)

TV-PG | 23 min | Drama, Family, Fantasy

R.L. Stine leads young viewers on a creepy tour of tales featuring life-sized dolls, werewolves, and carnival clowns that are stalking children.

Stars: Jeny Cassady, Dan Payne, Emma Grabinsky, Bailee Madison

Votes: 1,761